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As part of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Girls Everest Expedition 2016, conducted in March-May 2016, 11 women mountaineers from India summited Mt Everest (8,848 m) in two attempts on May 21 and 22 respectively. The successful women included Maj Deepika Rathore VSM, cadet instructor Dolyne Kharbhih and nine cadets Rigzen Dolker, Tashi Laskit, Pooja Mehra, Lalrintluangi, Sulaxchana Tamang, Stanzin Laskit, Kumari Nutan, Tsering Angmo and Trishala Gurung. The two groups led by Col Gaurav Karki (Team Leader) and Lt Col Vishal Ahlawat (Deputy Leader) had a total 19 members from both Army and NCC. The expedition also set the record of putting the largest contingent of women (11) from a single country on top of Mt Everest.